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Split Enz

Best known for his or her early-’80s new influx pop strikes, particularly “I ACQUIRED You,” Break up Enz — after surviving a dizzying selection of picture and personnel adjustments and a complete decade without the recognition beyond their homeland — became the very first New Zealand music group to accomplish …

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Trout Fishing in America

Acquiring their name from the novel by Richard Brautigan, Trout Angling in America shaped in 1979 through the remnants from the Houston-based unit St. Elmo’s Fireplace. An acoustic folk-rock duo made up of vocalist/guitarist Ezra Idlet and vocalist/bassist Keith Grimwood, they gained their greatest achievement executing music for kids, you …

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Spliff

German new influx music group Spliff were shaped in 1979 with the disgruntled male people from the Nina Hagen Music group. Citing “bossiness” because the culprit, the group released four albums between 1979 and 1984 (Spliff Radio Present, 85555, Herzlichen Glückwunsch, and Schwarz auf Weis, credit scoring a massive local …

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Tracey Ullman

Before she became a famous TV comedienne, Tracy Ullman documented two albums in the first ’80s that very easily recalled the classic girl group sound from the ’60s. Ullman protected from Doris Time (“Move Over Darling”) to Blondie (“[I’m Often Handled by Your] Existence, Dear”), locating the root connections between …

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Sheep on Drugs

Mocking pop culture and sneering at authority, the U.K. duo Sheep on Medicines began using the credo “sex is definitely death, medicines are for sheep, choose the item.” Created in 1990 by vocalist Duncan X (aka Ruler Duncan) and multi-instrumentalist Lifeless Lee (aka Lee 303), Sheep on Medicines combined sleazy …

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Alvin & the Chipmunks

Possibly the most widely used TV and musical cartoon ever, Alvin & the Chipmunks enjoyed several periods of prosperity — you start with ’60s-era adolescent SENIORS, cresting within the ’80s, once the Boomers’ children were we were young, and riding the wave very clear into the fresh millennium. The person …

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Spike Jones

Lindley Armstrong Jones was a music genius. In the open and woolly times before multi-track documenting, MTV, and certainly digital entertainment articles, Spike Jones come up with a top-flight musical firm that the globe has not noticed famous brands since. Referred to as the town Slickers, the emphasis was on …

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Alicia Bridges

Alicia Bridges scored big in 1978 with “I REALLY LIKE the Nightlife (Disco ‘Circular),” a celebratory disco one that reached amount five in the Billboard Hot 100. It had been her biggest minute in music and produced her self-titled debut, released on Polydor, an absolute area of the feel-good disco …

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Stan Freberg

Hip and irreverent, Stan Freberg was the last network radio comic, a trailblazing satirist whose function greatly expanded the vocabulary from the humor form. Some postwar comedians utilized radio and information merely being a springboard for more profitable film and tv gigs, Freberg pressed the envelope both in mediums, creating …

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Seksu Roba

Japanese designer/vocalist Lun*na Menoh and Korean producer/thereminist Sukho Lee shaped the unique, retro-futurist synth duo Seksu Roba (roughly translated, “Sex Donkey”) following the two met in LA. Wanting to combine the tips of Ennio Morricone, Giorgio Moroder and Yellowish Magic Orchestra, they released their self-titled debut in 2000 on German …

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